Paintball FAQs

Are you fully insured?

Absolutely, all of our customers are covered by our £5million public liability paintball insurance

Can we bring our own paintballs?

Unfortunately not! Our packages come with paintballs included, and if you need any more on the day you can purchase them in-between games! 

Can we bring snacks?

Absolutely! You are more than welcome to bring your own snacks. We also offer a range of hot and cold drinks; available to purchase throughout the day, and sell light snacks such as crisps, chocolate and pot noodles so you won't go hungry! 

Do parents have to supervise?

All we ask here at Skirmish is that parents listen to the safety briefing given to all customers at the start of their session. The safety briefing is very important and is the first time your children will get to know their marshals. Once you/we are satisfied you can leave them with us and have a quiet few hours...but remember to pick them up! 

Do you have special offers?

Of course! on all of our standard adult packages from groups of 5 or more. We offer an organiser bonus (for the hard work you put into organising your friends!) plus group offers. Please call us on 0800 328 2785 for details.  

Does paintballing hurt?

Another popular question! Getting shot is not the greatest pleasure in the world! Paintballing is great fun, and a safe; well supervised activity. When you are hit by a paintball you can expect it to sting and leave a small mark (or even a bruise in some areas), but with the adrenaline pumping the pain will be the last thing on your mind! Remember, we use special paintballs for our Kidz Zone sessions.

How long are the sessions?

Half days run from 10.00am - 1.00pm for a morning. Or 1pm - 4pm for an afternoon. Full days run from 10.00am until approximately 4pm. Mid-Week sessions at Skirmish normally start at 10am, or later if you wish? 

How many paintballs will we need?

One of our most popular questions! It's very difficult for us to tell you exactly how many you shall use. As a rough guide we advise players to budget for a minimum of 300 on a half day, and a minimum of 500 on a full day. Only you are in control of the trigger...and some of you will get trigger happy!

What is paintball?

Paintball is a fun and safe activity from the age of 9 upwards! Our friendly staff will meet and greet you in the car park. You will be issued with full camouflage overalls, a padded head guard and a paintball gun. Paintballs are fed through to the gun (from a hopper (pod) which sits on top of the gun) and are fired when you pull the trigger. Our guns are semi-automatic, pull and shoot! Throughout your session you will play different games (with breaks in-between of course!) using our equipment. 

What should we wear?

We provide full camouflage overalls, and advise you wear something comfortable and casual underneath. After all, you will be running around the woods! Footwear: Ideally wear trainers or walking boots.